Australia issues disclosure guidelines; Hong Kong starts consultation process; HK, Malaysia join forces to foster Islamic finance; Thailand mulls capital gains tax on stocks; Taiwan to scrap overseas investment cap; PBoC vows to tackle wealth products.
Cross-border trading in ETFs, Reits and sukuk will soon be possible on the Asean Trading Link as exchanges strive to improve foreign investors' access to a broader product range.
Asia Plus Securities reckons the Thai economy will continue to make steady progress irrespective of which power bloc comes out ahead in Sunday’s election.
Proposed capital-market rule changes should reduce trading costs, but they will also make life tougher for domestic brokers, says the Thailand CEO at DBS Vickers Securities.
The new fund will invest in Thai stocks that offer high dividend yields and low volatility for clients.
The stock exchange selects the fund managerÆs international consortium to launch ThailandÆs first exchange-traded fund.